The Imaginary Invalid Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whom does Toinette believe loves Argan with all her heart?

2. What does Beralde believe all achievements require?

3. How does Toinette describe Argan's house?

4. In Act 3, Scene 16, to prove Beline's love, what does Toinette ask Argan to pretend?

5. Why does Toinette say the new doctor has not returned?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In earlier versions of the play, Beralde and Toinette are romantically involved. How does this change the outcome of the play? What do you think the reasons are for Moliere changing this in the final version?

Essay Topic 2

Moliere states that the purpose of comedy is to correct men by making them laugh. Identify several behaviors or characters that Moliere demonstrates needing correction.

Essay Topic 3

Does desire and obsession cloud the ability to see the truth? What examples in the play demonstrate a desire that clouds someone's judgment or encourages them to act a certain way?

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